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Dairy Farmers of America Filler Operator in San Antonio, Texas

Position : Filler Operator

Location : San Antonio, Texas

Requisition ID: : 23668

Filler Operator

Job Description:

· The Filler Operator is responsible for ensuring optimum quality products through the operation of the filler of various product families following regulatory standards, ensuring the product is clean and sterile.

· Clean, set-up, operate and monitor equipment of the production line.

· Complete all required documentation and scheduled quality checks.

· Monitor weights, seals, caps, and general packaging of product.

· Make adjustments to filler timing and filling, & check mat as needed.

· Ability to troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties.

· Collect required samples needed for Quality Assurance testing.

· Ensure that the proper packaging materials are used for each product being produced.

· Will have working knowledge and experience with labeler operations; watching for jams and effectively threading wrap to prevent downtime due to error.

· Perform filler and filler line changeovers in a safe and efficient manner.

· Complete cleaning checklist once line has completed run.

· Prepare equipment for next run to include size changes as needed.

· Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.

· Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information. Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP’s.

· Analyze process data and equipment performance data to improve quality, throughput, and troubleshoot.

· Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.

· Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.

· Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.

· Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.

· Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area.

· Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.

· Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

· High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

· 6 months related experience required.

· Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

· Must be able to stand, walk, push, or pull for virtually the entire shift.

· Must be able to lift- up to 50 pounds occasionally including overhead.

· Must be able to work in a wet environment. Some exposure to cleaning chemicals.

· Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends, and holidays.

· Be able to effectively work in a team environment.

· Effective verbal and written communication skills.

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

· Must be able to pass all pre*employment screens (including drug, background, and criminal checks).

An Equal Opportunity Employer